Welcome to Holy Eucharist Following this service, please join us downstairs for fellowship and refreshments. St. Clement’s Anglican Church The Gathering of the Community 3400 Institute Road, North Vancouver. BC. V7K 2K9 www.stclementschurch.ca Anchored in Lynn Valley Come, journey with us! Processional Hymn #415 All things bright and beautiful All stand. The presiding celebrant greets the community Celebrant People Celebrant All The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all. And also with you. Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hidden. Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy name; through Christ our Lord. Amen. The Gloria (music see CP #702) The Collect Creator of the fruitful earth, you made us stewards of all things. Give us grateful hearts for all your goodness, and steadfast wills to use your bounty well, that the whole human family, today and in generations to come, may with us give thanks for the riches of your creation. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen. Children’s Time Hear God’s Word, a flame that lights our path each day. See God’s Word, reflected in our lives. Live God’s Word, throughout each day, in work and play. God’s own Word, keeps us alive. (Music: Lynne Graham; Lyrics: Lynley Lewis) Thanksgiving Sunday October 12th 2014 The Proclamation of the Word Deuteronomy 8 : 7 – 18 p.165 pew Bible Beth Flanagan Psalm 65 Refrain For the fruit of all cre-a-tion, thanks be to God. 1 1 2 3 4 5 The Gospel: Luke 17 : 11 – 19 p. 80 pew Bible Praise is due to you, O God, in Zion; and to you shall vows be performed, O you, who answer prayer! the hymn continues with Alleluia! (x6) Sermon To you all flesh shall come. When deeds of iniquity overwhelm us, you forgive our transgressions. The Ven. Lynne McNaughton Prayers of the People The Rev. Elizabeth Mathers A moment of Silence Blessed are those whom you choose and bring near to live in your courts. We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house, your holy temple. R By awesome deeds you answer us with deliverance, O God of our salvation; you are the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas. 6 By your strength you established the mountains; you are girded with might. 7 You silence the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, the tumult of the peoples. 8 Those who live at earth’s farthest bounds are awed by your signs; you make the gateways of the morning and the evening shout for joy. R 9 You visit the earth and water it; you greatly enrich it; Confession and Absolution Invitation to Confession Dear friends in Christ, God is steadfast in love and infinite in mercy; God welcomes sinners and invites us to this table. Let us confess our sins, confident in God’s forgiveness. Celebrant All Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbours as ourselves. We are truly sorry and we humbly repent. For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy on us and forgive us, that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your name. Amen. Absolution The Peace the river of God is full of water; you provide the people with grain, for so you have prepa-red it. All stand, and the presiding celebrant addresses the people 10 You water its furrows abundantly, settling its ridges, softening it with showers, and blessing its growth. Celebrant All 11 You crown the year with your bounty; your wagon tracks overflow with richness. The members of the community, ministers and people, may greet one another in the name of the Lord. 12 The pastures of the wilderness overflow, the hills gird themselves with joy, Offertory Hymn #403 Let all things now living 13 the meadows clothe themselves with flocks, the valleys deck themselves with grain, they shout and sing together for joy. R 2 Corinthians 9 : 6 – 15 p.183 pew Bible Gradual Hymn Alleluia! (Gather 216) Verse Alleluia (x6) Speak Lord, your servant is list’ning. You have the words of everlasting life. 2 Kath Biebrich The peace of the Lord be always with you. And also with you. Prayer over the gifts Source of all life, the heaven and the earth are yours, yet you have given us dominion over all things. Receive the symbols of our labour and love which we offer you this day, in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Celebration of the Eucharist 3 Eucharistic Prayer Celebrant The Lord be with you. All And also with you. Celebrant Lift up your hearts. All We lift them to the Lord. Celebrant Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. All It is right to give our thanks and praise. Celebrant Blessed are you … ... the glory of your name. Sanctus Holy, holy, holy Lord, (music #719 God of power and might, Common Praise) heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord. The Communion The celebrant invites the people to share in communion and may say, Celebrant All Songs during communion, as necessary 407 Many and great, O God, are your works 414 God of the Sparrow A moment of Silence Prayer after Communion Celebrant All your works praise you, O Lord. All and your faithful servants bless you. Gracious God, we thank you for feeding us with the body and blood of your Son, Jesus Christ. May we, who share his body, live his risen life; we, who drink his cup, bring life to others; we, whom the Spirit lights, give light to the world. Keep us firm in the hope you have set before us, so that we and all your children shall be free, and the whole earth live to praise your name; through Christ our Lord. Amen. Hosanna in the highest. Hosanna in the highest. Celebrant We give thanks to you ..... according to his command, All we remember his death, we proclaim his resurrection, we await his coming in glory; Celebrant All and we offer our sacrifice …. now and forever. Amen. The Lord’s Prayer Celebrant All The gifts of God for the People of God. Thanks be to God. The Dismissal As our Saviour taught us, let us pray, Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial, and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and for ever. Amen. The Breaking of the Bread Celebrant We break this bread All to share in the body of Christ. We, being many, are one body, for we all share in the one bread. 4 Community Announcements Recessional Hymn #259 For the fruit of all creation Deacon All Let us go to be the church in the world. Thanks be to God! Intercessory Prayers for any concerns happen every Sunday after worship, with an intercessory team, in the chancel (behind the pulpit). Please wait until there is a chair free, to leave privacy for the person ahead of you. Thank You to everyone who contributed food and flowers to decorate the Church for Thanksgiving today. Workplace Wellness – Community Connections – an evening of networking and information sharing on Thursday, Oct. 23 rd at 6pm in the Gordon Smith Art Gallery, 2121 Lonsdale Ave. Appetizers, wine, silent auction, door prizes. Register at www.northwestvancouver.cmha.bc.ca Guest Speakers. see poster 5 Prayers The following are for your prayers this week The Altar flowers are dedicated to the Glory of God by Joanne Graham in gratitude for the gift of my beautiful grandchildren Kylie and Jayden. Eucharistic Administrators: Volunteers Server: Aidan Faivre-Duboz Crucifer: Beth Flanagan Candle bearer: Jacqueline Faivre-Duboz Altar Guild set-up: Kathleen Houston Clean-up & linens: Diana Segers Eucharistic Bread Baker: Sara Hanney Intercessory Prayers: Sides-people: Ken Hanney and Gordon Graham Pastoral Care: Any matters of pastoral care should be referred to the Rev. Elizabeth Mathers at 604-339-6581 ([email protected]). The Ven. Lynne McNaughton is also available at 604-780-1420 ([email protected]). Please let the clergy know if you or a family member is in hospital. Readings for Sunday, October 19th 2014 Exodus 33 : 12 – 23 Psalm 99 1 Thessalonians 1 : 1 – 10 Matthew 22 : 15 – 22 In our own Diocese: Pray for Melissa, our Bishop; Lynne, our Archdeacon; for Stephen, our Regional Dean; the churches in this Region of North Vancouver; and for the North Vancouver Regional Ministry Team. For Frederick, our Primate; John, our Metropolitan; and the Anglican Church of Canada. Pray for the parish of Holy Trinity Cathedral, New Westminster. For the wider Church: Pray for The Church of the Province of West Africa; for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada; and in our Companion Diocese of Taiwan - for St Mark, Ping-Tung. In our Parish community: for Lynne, our Priest; and Elizabeth, our Deacon; for Sara and Dave, our Wardens. For the staff: Caroline, Lynley, and Yvonne, Judy and Crispin. In our Team of Lay Leaders: Audrey Yong, Wilna Parry, and Robin Hinnell. For the Kids Church Teaching Team, and the children. For the Worship; the Outreach; and the Social Committees. In our parish cycle of prayers: for Elizabeth, Melanie and Marella Crudgington; Bruce & Alyson (Jones), Aidan and Bronwyn Curry; and their families. For healing: Beth Bailey; Darci Cash; Melanie Chappell; Margaret Dacey; Colleen Foster; the Goodwin family; Barbara Griffiths; Elizabeth Hamfeldt; Marjorie Jeffries; Doris Lees; Timothy Lunn; Lorraine Schoelles; Guusje Thomas; Karina Thomas; and support for their families and those who care for them. For Outreach: Camp Artaban; Karen/Palestinian, and Syrian Refugees; Mission to Seafarers; the Street Outreach Initiative, Vancouver. For Bee Haven and the community groups which use our building. ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, Oct. 15th ~ Early worship at 7.30am followed by Bible Study and a light breakfast. Ministry Connections Priest Lynne McNaughton Deacon Elizabeth Mathers Director of Children’s Ministry Administrative Assistant Music Director Rector’s Warden People’s Warden Treasurer Caroline Battista (604) 988-4418 (604) 780-1420 (604) 986-5195 (604) 339-6581 (604) 987-7007 Yvonne Gardner Lynley Lewis Sara Hanney Dave Parry Lynda Faivre-Duboz (604) 988-4418 (604) 515-0640 (604) 987-5052 (604) 986-4838 (604) 904-2292 th Thursday, Oct. 16 ~ Women’s Bible Study – come at 9.45am for Tea/coffee followed by an interesting and stimulating study of the lections for the following Sunday. Friday, Oct. 17th ~ Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study at the Eighties Restaurant (14th & Lonsdale) at 8am. All men welcome. Please check the bulletin board downstairs for TOPIC – see article about Refugee Week at Sorrento Centre during summer. Three families including Kler Taw and family participated. Read Kler’s letter to the editor about his experience. 6 Office hours : Tuesday – Friday, 9.30am – 12.30pm. Phone (604) 988-4418 [email protected] 7 ANNOUNCEMENTS St Clement’s Day Dinner and Auction on November 22 nd Please submit your Auction item on the insert to Kathleen Houston, or place it in the offering plate. We have had marvelous items to auction in the past and we hope you continue to be creative here. A Planning session to make this year great, will be held at 7pm on Wed. Oct. 22nd at Kathleen Houston’s, 3036 Duval Road. Anyone interested in joining the team is welcome. Contact 604-988-8799. This is a reminder that the North Vancouver Region of Anglican and Lutheran Churches are still involved in the North Vancouver Safe House Program. Each church has been assigned certain items to bring to church and donate to the program. The North Vancouver Safe Houses are for homeless youth in our community and over the past two years we have donated literally thousands of dollars worth of items to this important program. If you have any questions please contact Patrick at St John Church at 604-986-1151 or email him at [email protected] Thank you so much for your support of the North Vancouver Safe House Program. St Clement’s responsibility is to provide SOCKS. As an alternative, loonies and toonies may be put into the film container in the basket, and socks will be purchased. New - Wednesdays at St John’s 220 West 8th, 604-986-1151 6.30pm Soul Space – an opportunity for silent prayer and meditation. Come for a few minutes or stay for the whole hour. 7.30pm Celtic Compline – a contemplative service with music, prayers and candlelight. CANADIAN FRIENDS OF SABEEL – Challenging Christian Zionism Please check the notice board for details of this event on Oct. 24 at 7pm (University of the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford) and Oct. 25 at 9.30am (St Mary’s Kerrisdale).
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